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August 2009 Archives

Source: FotoosVanRobin / Flickr / All Rights Reserved Every Monday, “Science and the Sacred” features an essay from one of The BioLogos Foundation’s co-presidents: Karl Giberson and Darrel Falk. Today’s entry was written by Karl Giberson. I love the show […]

Every Friday, “Science and the Sacred” features an essay from a guest voice in the science and religion dialogue. This week’s guest entry was written by Edward B. (Ted) Davis, Distinguished Professor of the History of Science at Messiah College […]

In his book No Free Lunch, William Dembski makes the case for intelligent design by arguing that the bacterial flagellum, thanks to its apparent irreducible and specified complexity, could never have been produced through evolution. To support his argument, Dembski […]

“This new knowledge of the galaxies is exhilirating and terrifying, beautiful and dreadful… The Hubble Deep Field photo opens us to a cosmos of capacious grandeur — a universe of 50 billion galaxies blowing like snowflakes in a cosmic storm… […]

“Do you believe in evolution?” It’s a common question, asked in countless schools, churches, debates, and surveys. However, as Douglas Swartzendruber, professor of biology at Seaver College, notes in his essay “Scientific Knowledge and Belief in God”, it’s a question […]

Every Monday, “Science and the Sacred” features an essay from one of The BioLogos Foundation’s co-presidents: Karl Giberson and Darrel Falk. Today’s entry was written by Darrel Falk. Someone needs to write a book about the emergence of evolutionary biology […]

Every Friday, “Science and the Sacred” features an essay from a guest voice in the science and religion dialogue. This week’s guest entry was written by Denis O. Lamoureux, author of the books Evolutionary Creation and I Love Jesus and […]

When describing God’s role in creation, many use language and images that present God as a master designer, fashioning the universe by his hands. Certainly, when looking at the almost machine-like complexity of life, the idea of God as a […]

The creation accounts of Genesis 1 and Genesis 2 seem to tell completely different stories. In Genesis 1, creation is presented in successive stages, with God showing his satisfaction with each result. While the creation of man is mentioned, it […]

Is evolution predictable? Many would argue that it is not. After all, the driving mechanisms of evolution — natural selection, genetic mutation, genetic variation, mass extinctions, etc. — seem to defy a linear, predictable path. Indeed, some cite the apparent […]

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